EPM5700 - PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND INFORMAIq TECHNOLOGY
INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENT 2019 (15%)
This assignment is to be carried out as individuals, NOT IN GROUPS.
John Wiley Information Technology Infrastructure Company operating for the past 25 years. This company undertake IT related infrastructure development projects up to $250 million. Currently employ approx. 60 professional staff for the delivery of projects from inception to completion and handover. At present the existing PMIS system currently in use is inadequate to manage the projects effectively and efficiently. The company
have decided to scrap the entire system and implement a new system for the future.
Assume that you have been engaged as an IT consultant to review the current operations and recommend the
appropriate system and IT (Hardware, Software, Infrastructure, Staffing, Training, etc.) requirements for the next 10 years.
PART A (7.5%)
Each student must investigate the following:
a. Alternative planning methodologies and techniques are appropriate for the delivery of current and future IT projects.
b. Recommend the selection of a particular methodology and technique.
The methodology and techniques used here must be evaluated and commented on with your recommendations'.
A report of approximately 1000 words is required.
Unit Code: EPM5700
Unit Title: Project Management & Information Technology
Part A - Project Management Methodologies Suggested Report Structure
Title page, including student name and student I.D., assignment title, title of unit, unit co-ordinator, Project Title
Identify the scope of the project (including background)
Aims and objectives clearly stated
Alternative planning methodologies and techniques are appropriate for the delivery of current and future IT infrastructure projects.
• Planning Methodology 1: Description, Pros and Cons. Applications – examples
• Planning Methodology 2 Description, Pros and Cons. Applications – examples
• Planning Methodology 3: Description, Pros and Cons. Applications – examples
• Planning Methodology 4: Description, Pros and Cons. Applications – examples
• Evaluation of methodologies – Evaluation criteria & Matrix evaluation
• List of referencing and Referencing Style